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Reaching the unreached in Patan
October 11, 2012
Smile Foundation in support from Cairn Energy rolls out a new Smile on Wheels in Khakal village of Patan district, Gujarat. This mobile hospital is designed to take healthcare services to the doorsteps in 22 identified villages in the district. 70,000 rural poor will benefit directly from this project.
This mobile hospital has a dedicated team of doctors, nurses and other medical staff to meet immediate health care requirements of the community dwellers. Going forward, this Smile on Wheels aims at developing in all the people living in these rural areas the importance of sound health and inculcate in them a health seeking behavior.
Cairn Energy is also supporting more Smile on Wheels, which are operational in the rural areas of Jamnagar district of Gujarat and Barmer district of Rajasthan.